Corcoran Gallery of Art Celebrates "Bezalel on Tour" with Embassy of Israel

"Bezalel on Tour" at the Corcoran Gallery of Art

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    Bezalel Exhibition at the Corcoran Bezalel Exhibition at the Corcoran Copyright: Embassy of Israel

    ​The Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design celebrated the opening of "Bezalel on Tour"  in a reception held last night (January 31, 2013)​. Regional D.C. leaders and art enthusiasts mingled and joined Embassy diplomats for an exhilarating exhibition of modern art from Bezalel Academy, Israel's leading school of art and design.
    "Bezalel is a dynamic, energetic, and cutting edge art institute that has made profound contributions to the global art community," Ambassador Michael Oren said. "We are proud that an institution as respected as the Corcoran recognizes Israel's influence and creativity."  The Embassy of Israel held a reception in honor of the exhibit's opening last night. 
    Bezalel is Israel's oldest institute of higher education and a leading international academy of art, design and architecture. The exhibition, celebrating the 106th anniversary of Bezalel includes works of recent graduates and emerging artists from Bezalel's eight undergraduate departments.

    Photo Credit: Yosi Lazarof